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" Lu asked about serving the spirits of the dead. The Master said, 'While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve their spirits?' Chi Lu added, 'I venture to ask about death? "
Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap der Kunsten en Wetenschappen - Page 544
by Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen - 1881
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Seers of the Ages: Embracing Spiritualism, Past and Present

James Martin Peebles - Spiritualism - 1869 - 376 pages
...ancestors." In the Confucian Analects, (p.- 57), Ke Loo asked about serving the spirits of the dead. The master said, "While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve their spirits?" Ke Loo added, " I ventured to a^ .*""i• death." * * The master said, " How ab' spiritual beings display...
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The Phrenological Journal and Life Illustrated, Volumes 50-51

Phrenology - 1870
...One of his disciples asked, "about serving the spirits of the dead ? " The Sage evasively replied, " While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve their spirits ? " The disciple said, "I venture to ask about death," and the reply was, " While you do not know life, how can you...
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The Witness of History to Christ: Five Sermons Preached Before the ...

Frederic William Farrar - Christianity - 1871 - 207 pages
...if they were present ; he sacrificed to the spirits as if the spirits were present." Ibid. ill. 12. the master said, ' While you are not able to serve...The disciple added, ' I venture to ask about death;' he was answered, 'While you do not know about life, how can you know about death.'" Ibid. XI. II. "Tsze-Kung...
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The witness of history to Christ; 5 sermons, being the Hulsean lects. for 1870

Frederic William Farrar - 1871
...z/'they were present; he sacrificed to the spirits as if the spirits were present." Ibid. ill. 12. the master said, ' While you are not able to serve...The disciple added, ' I venture to ask about death;' he was answered, 'While you do not know about life, how can you know about death.'" Ibid. XI. II. "Tsze-Kung...
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The Chinese Classics: with a Translation, Critical and Exegetical ..., Volume 1

James Legge - China - 1861
...mine; it belongs to you, 0 disciples." CHAPTER XL Ke Loo asked about serving the spirits of the dead, The Master said, "While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve their spirits?" Ke Loo added, "I venture to ask about death?" He was answered, "While you do not know life, how can...
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The Sacred Anthology: A Book of Ethnical Scriptures

Moncure Daniel Conway - Oriental literature - 1874 - 479 pages
...remonstrate with ; things that are past, it is needless to blame.' Kee-Loo asked about serving the gods. The Master said, ' While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve the gods ? ' Kee-Loo said, 'I venture to ask about death.' The Master said, ' While you do not comprehend...
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The Sacred Anthology: A Book of Ethnical Scriptures

Moncure Daniel Conway - Anthologies - 1874 - 480 pages
...their course, it is needless to remonstrate with ; things that are past, it is needless to blame.' Master said, ' While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve the gods ? ' Kee-Loo said, ' I venture to ask about death.' The Master said, ' While you do not comprehend...
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The Chinese Classics: Life and teachings of Confucius.-v.2. The life and ...

James Legge - China - 1875
...not mine ; it belongs to you, 0 disciples." XI. Ke Loo asked about serving the spirits of th« dead. The Master said, " While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve their spirits ? " Ke Loo added, " I venture to ask about death ? " He was answered, " While you do not know life,...
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An Analysis of Religious Belief, Volume 1

John Russell (Viscount Amberley.), John Russell Amberley (viscount) - Religions - 1876
...unbroken silence. 3 Interrogated "about serving the spirits of the dead," he gave this striking answer: " While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve their spirits?" And when "Ke Loo added, 'I venture to ask about death?' he was answered, 'While you do not know life,...
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An Analysis of Religious Belief

John Russell Amberley (viscount) - Faith - 1877 - 745 pages
...Yu, xvii. 19). Interrogated "about serving the spirits of the dead," he gave this striking answer: "While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve their spirits ?'' And when "Ke Loo added, 'I venture to ask about death?' he was answered, 'While you do not know...
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